The Leonard Lopate Show

Why Do Kids Sext and Is It a Crime?

Friday, October 24, 2014

For this week's Please Explain, Atlantic editor Hanna Rosin discusses teen sexting, the pervasive trend of sending naked pictures of themselves and their peers on their cell phones.

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Studio 360

Patricia Lockwood Sexts the Body Electric

Friday, August 22, 2014

The viral poetry sensation and author of a string of surreal Twitter “sexts” shows that she’s anything but a one-trick poet in her latest collection.


Radio Rookies

Radio Rookies Hosts Live Chat For Teens on Sexual Cyberbullying

Wednesday, December 19, 2012


Radio Rookies hosted an in-class live chat to coincide with a new story about sexual cyberbullying. Rookie Reporter Temitayo Fagbenle hosted a facilitated online conversation for high school students to discuss the issues her story brings to light.


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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Slut on a Hot Tin Roof Edition

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor in the Lifetime film "Liz and Dick," and the photo sharing app Snapshot. Plus Slate's Seth Stevenson joins them to talk about his piece on supercut vide



Communication Tools That Can Lead to Trouble

Monday, December 19, 2011

The Times reports that many educators, school boards and districts -- including the city's Department of Education -- are struggling to find a balance to protect students from inappropriate behavior by the grown-ups in their lives using Facebook, Twitter and texting, while also allowing teachers enough freedom to take advantage of the social media tools that, after all, are how children communicate nowadays.

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